Maillane

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Maillane
Eglise à Maillane.JPG
Coat of arms of Maillane
Coat of arms
Maillane is located in France
Maillane
Maillane
Coordinates: 43°50′01″N 4°46′58″E / 43.8336°N 4.7828°E / 43.8336; 4.7828Coordinates: 43°50′01″N 4°46′58″E / 43.8336°N 4.7828°E / 43.8336; 4.7828
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Cornillon
Area
 • Land1 16.77 km2 (6.47 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,283
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13052 / 13910
Elevation 7–17 m (23–56 ft)
(avg. 12 m or 39 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Maillane (name in French; Malhana in Occitan language) is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France in the former province of Provence.

Geography[edit]

Maillane is located 7 km (4.3 mi) north-west of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and 15 km (9.3 mi) north-east of Tarascon.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,200 —    
1800 1,324 +10.3%
1806 1,273 −3.9%
1821 1,386 +8.9%
1831 1,505 +8.6%
1836 1,356 −9.9%
1841 1,430 +5.5%
1846 1,507 +5.4%
1851 1,556 +3.3%
1856 1,522 −2.2%
1861 1,541 +1.2%
1866 1,532 −0.6%
1872 1,480 −3.4%
1876 1,390 −6.1%
1881 1,347 −3.1%
1886 1,342 −0.4%
1891 1,383 +3.1%
1896 1,347 −2.6%
1901 1,373 +1.9%
1906 1,369 −0.3%
1911 1,407 +2.8%
1921 1,325 −5.8%
1926 1,354 +2.2%
1931 1,372 +1.3%
1936 1,308 −4.7%
1946 1,315 +0.5%
1954 1,306 −0.7%
1962 1,354 +3.7%
1968 1,472 +8.7%
1975 1,430 −2.9%
1982 1,571 +9.9%
1990 1,664 +5.9%
1999 1,884 +13.2%
2009 2,283 +21.2%

Personalities[edit]

Maillane was the birthplace of the 19th century poet Frédéric Mistral (1904 Nobel Prize in literature).

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